Basic Necklaces first surfaced on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Fall 2008 seen on Makati blogger joannaladrido of joannaladrido.com. She wore her yellow Rockwell Bazaar candy-colored rainbow statement necklace with a black Zara loose oversized top, pink Granville HK hot pink a-line w/lace skirt, and black Graxie leather sandals with ankle strap shoes. Since then, Basic Necklaces have grown in popularity as bloggers from Tenerife, Los Angeles, and Manila have discovered them. Popular brands of Basic Necklaces are thrifted, Zara, vintage, H&M, and Forever 21.
There are currently 2001 streetstyle photos of bloggers wearing Basic Necklaces. Most recently, blogger michelletakeaim of takeaim.nu styled her kate spade gold necklace in a streetstyle look.